I report on science, medicine, and people from Santa Cruz, California—as Advisor to KZSC 88.1 FM. I studied journalism at UBC Vancouver, science communication at UC Santa Cruz, and social and political psychology at UC Santa Barbara and Rice University.
I've produced award-winning reporting for the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Vancouver Sun, CBC News-Vancouver, Big Picture Science, the Canadian Journalism Project, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the National Academy of Sciences. Former News Director at KCSB-FM in Santa Barbara.
Some international data journalism on "tied" aid—foreign development aid that comes with strings attached. Recipients of tied aid can only spend it on goods and services from the donor country. Such restrictions can double the time it takes the help to arrive and increase costs by more than 30 per cent.
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